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Finance Bills and Acts 1980-1999

A summary of UK Finance Bills and Acts passed between 1980 and 1999 with links to further information.

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  • Finance Bills and Acts 1980-1999
  • Library archive

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Finance Act 1999

Finance Act 1999
Full text of the Finance Act 1999 as published on 11 August 1999.

Official Report of the House of Lords (Hansard)
Includes the Finance Bill debates in the following editions:

Finance Bill 1999
The full text of the Finance Bill as passed by the House of Commons and introduced in the House of Lords on 7th July 1999.

Official Report of the House of Commons (Hansard)
Includes the Finance Bill debates in the following editions:

Finance Bill in Standing Committee B
Archive of debates in the House of Commons Standing Committee B on the Finance Bill between May 4th 1999 and June 22nd 1999.

Explanatory notes and clauses: Finance Bill 1999 (HM Treasury)
Explanatory notes organised by clause with the option to download a condensed version of the complete explanatory notes.

Finance Act 1998

Official Report of the House of Commons (Hansard)
Includes the Finance Bill debates in the following editions:

Finance Act 1998
Full text of the Finance Act 1998, as published on 21st August 1998.

Official Report of the House of Lords (Hansard)
Includes the Finance (No. 2) Bill debates in the following editions:

Official Report of the House of Commons (Hansard)
Includes the Finance (No. 2) Bill debates in the following editions:

Finance (No. 2) Bill in Standing Committee E
Archive of debates in the House of Commons Standing Committee E on the Finance (No. 2) Bill between May 5th 1998 and June 23rd 1998.

Finance (No.2) Bill 1998
Full text of the Finance Bill clauses and schedules as published on 8 April 1998, which are available to download as PDF files. Explanatory notes are also available:

Finance Act 1997

Finance (No. 2) Act 1997
Full text of the Finance (No. 2) Act 1997, as published on 12th August 1997.

Finance Bill in Standing Committee A
Archive of debates in the House of Commons Standing Committee A on the Finance Bill between July 17th 1997 and July 23rd 1997.

Finance Act 1997
Full text of the Finance Act 1997, as published on the HMSO Legislation website on 2nd April 1997.

Explanatory Notes for the Finance Bill 1997
As published on the HM Treasury website, with an additional listing of new clauses for the 1997 Finance Bill.

Finance Act 1996

Finance Act 1996
Full text of the Finance Act 1996.

Official Report of the House of Lords (Hansard)
Includes the Finance Bill debates in the following editions:

Official Report of the House of Commons (Hansard)
Includes the Finance Bill debates in the following editions:

Finance Act 1995

Finance Act 1995
Full text of the Finance Act 1995.

Finance Act 1994

Finance Act 1994
Full text of the Finance Act 1994.

Finance Act 1993

Finance Act 1993
Full text of the Finance Act 1993.

Finance Act 1992

Finance (No. 2) Act 1992
Full text of the Finance (No. 2) Act 1992.

Finance Act 1992
Full text of the Finance Act 1992.

Finance Act 1991

Finance Act 1991
Full text of the Finance Act 1991.

Finance Act 1990

Finance Act 1990
Full text of the Finance Act 1990.

Finance Act 1989

Finance Act 1989
Full text of the Finance Act 1989.

Finance Act 1988

Finance Act 1988
Full text of the Finance Act 1988.

Finance Act 1987

Finance (No.2) Act 1987
Full text of the Finance Act 1987.

Finance Act 1987
Full text of the Finance Act 1987.

Finance Act 1986

Finance Act 1986
Full text of the Finance Act 1986.

Finance Act 1985

Finance Act 1985
Full text of the Finance Act 1985.

Finance Act 1984

Finance Act 1984
Full text of the Finance Act 1984.

Finance Act 1983

Finance (No.2) Act 1983
Full text of the Finance Act 1983.

Finance Act 1983
Full text of the Finance Act 1983.

Finance Act 1982

Finance Act 1982
Full text of the Finance Act 1982.

Finance Act 1981

Finance Act 1981
Full text of the Finance Act 1981.

Finance Act 1980

Finance Act 1980
Full text of the Finance Act 1980.

Archive

The Library holds an extensive collection of Finance Acts (from the 19th century onwards), Finance Bills (from 1951 onwards), Debates on the Finance Bill as recorded in Hansard, and Standing Committee Debates on the Finance Bills (from 1968 onwards). Alongside this you can also find many publications from the ICAEW and other bodies on the Finance Acts.

We also maintain an online archive of resources for Finance Acts 1980–1999.

See LibCat, our online catalogue, for details of our holdings of:

To find out how you can borrow books from the Library please see our guide to book loans.
You can obtain copies of articles or extracts of books and reports by post, fax or email through our document supply service.

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